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New Transit
Rail News Lead Story
Consultant Atkins has secured a £13.3 million contract to produce preliminary designs for the two High Speed 2 (HS2) running lines... continue
New Transit
People
First Hull Trains has appointed Brian Christie as its new operations manager. He was previously train driver manager at First Capital Connect and... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Sonny Tolofari, Leicestershire County Council; Paul Hanson, AECOM; Andy Dobson, David Simmonds Consultancy
Both transport and urban planning require broad ranging consideration in their own right. The interaction of good accessibility provided by transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The number of motor vehicles entering central Cambridge dropped 15% between 2000 and 2010, according to Cambridgeshire County Council. Data from a... continue
Parking Review
Articles
An increase in road deaths in Northamptonshire has led to calls for the speed cameras in the county to be switched back on. So far this year 16... continue
New Transit
People Lead Story
Merseytravel chairman Mark Dowd has issued a statement denouncing local newspaper reports claiming that the district auditor had questioned... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A lobbying campaign has persuaded the Government to contribute £10m towards the redevelopment of Northampton’s railway station. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Fifteen local authorities in the Midlands have joined forces to promote improvements to the A5 trunk road. Staffordshire, Leicestershire,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Nottinghamshire County Council has purchased three disused colliery branch line railways and plans to convert them into recreational... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT this week authorised the construction of two local authority road schemes. Transport secretary Justine Greening granted final approval to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Derbyshire County Council and Network Rail are exploring how to fund a new rail station to serve Ilkeston. With the county council unable to afford... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“A notable absence in the Queen’s Speech today was the Government’s plans for high-speed rail (HS2) – legislation hated by... continue
Parking Review
Safer Parking
The Potteries Shopping Centre in Stoke-on-Trent has had its  Park Mark renewed for the ninth year running. It remains the only car park in the... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Workers at Imperial Tobacco’s Nottingham factory started industrial action on 30 April in protest at the firm’s decision to pass on part... continue
Categories: East Midlands
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Northamptonshire ?has agreed a radical slimming of the authority’s level of in-house highways and transport staff to make efficiency savings of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Hampshire County Council plans to explore the creation of a local transport consortium to help set transport priorities across more than one Local... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The value for money of the London to West Midlands high-speed rail route has been cut again.  In January, Government company HS2 Ltd revealed... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Dualing of a major road linking the M1 and Nottingham’s ring road will start early next year, roads minister Mike Penning has... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nottingham’s workplace parking levy is expected to raise just over £8m this year, according to the city council. It says employers have... continue
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